Monday, February 7, 2011

What well spoken folk

Sunday, 6 February 1785. We had a love-feast. I could not but observe the manner wherein several of them spoke one after another; not only the matter, but the language—the accent, the tone of voice—wherewith illiterate persons, men and women, young and old, spoke, were such as a scholar need not be ashamed of. ‘Who teacheth like him!’

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